Forest Biodiversity Science Advisory Committee

The Forest Biodiversity Science Advisory have experience in biodiversity science, and their independent advice will improve government’s capacity to address complex biodiversity conservation and resource-use issues.

The committee will focus on helping government identify knowledge gaps that have to be filled for successful implementation of an ecosystem approach to forestry and forest biodiversity conservation.

Members of the Forest Biodiversity Science Advisory Committee:

  • Dr. Tara Crewe, Manager Ecosystems and Habitats, NRR (chair)
  • Dr. Peter Bush, Manager Forest Research and Planning, NRR
  • Dr. Peter Duinker, Professor Emeritus, Dalhousie University (retired)
  • Dr. Thom Erdle, Professor, University of New Brunswick (retired)
  • Dr. Tom Herman, Professor Emeritus, Acadia University (retired)
  • Dr. Yolanda Wiersma, Professor, Memorial University